Sometimes people ask me excitedly... "DO you LOVE nursing?????!!!!! .... I do not immediately squelch all of the beautiful ideals of nurse life and the supposed nurses in "shining scrub-wear" as I recall the pain pill Pamela's, the Call light Crazy Cathy's , the Overdose Olivers, the vomiting alcoholics, or the sharp tongued men, the 16 hour shifts.
Nooo..... I usually just say... WEllll.... There are days that make it worth it.... As I try to rack my brain of all the good things.
But today a vivid thought of "this .... This makes today worth it." occurred to me.
Ventilator Mouthcare....I love it.
I love getting all the nasty goopy stuff out. taking a moment to make the patient like a human, to give ease to a dry mouth, to make that patient feel cared for and FURTHERMORE... to prevent ventilator associated pneumonia..
Monday, June 8, 2015
Sometimes, I want to revolutionize the world , my world, everyone's world....(easy-peasy, right)
Today I was reminded of the importance of the mundane , in an off handed fashion by one of my favorite Authors.
“As long as the vision of heaven is always changing, the vision of earth will be exactly the same. No ideal will remain long enough to be realized, or even partly realized. The modern young man will never change his environment; for he will always change his mind.”―
The importance of being consistent in doing the daily mundane things of life, is often under-rated.
However, revolutions that have brought lasting change have been borne by individuals who have lived consistent with their ideas, convictions and it has furthermore come by hard work...every day, character-building hard work.
It is difficult to see revolution in daily life but that is the only way it will come.
So, in weeding the garden, gathering vegetables, playing the instruments, killing the flies, running, learning...This is the character building ground for change to be able to occur.
Live your revolution every day!
- Anne of the grey submarine
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